The lavishly costumed marionettes and puppets of world-renowned French marionetteer André Tahon interpret 3 favorite pieces of classical music - Peter and the Wolf, Carnival of the Animals, and The Nutcracker. Topics: vhs, puppets, children, musical Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Explores the rhythmic music of bells, rattles, and drums and shows how they are used today in Africa both as musical instruments and as a means of communication. Instruments are played separately and together, and traditional dances are performed. From the Discovering music series Summary Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Music, Musical instruments, Africa, Percussion instruments, Music,... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
The tradition of Mideast music dates back to the 7th-century movement of the conquering Muslims. The program illustrates two forms: classical or court music, and folk music, which is frequently accompanied by dancing. Common instruments include the oud, durbaki, dumbek, quanun, and santur. Shows the influence of the music on European composers such as Rimsky-Korsakov, Khachaturian, Mozart, and Beethoven. From the Discovering Music series SummaryTraces the history of Middle Eastern music,... Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Music, Musical instruments, History of music, Music, Middle East,... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Category: Drive-In Movie Ads Title: Musical Animation (from Drive-In Movie Ads) Length- 1:00 Sound: Yes (enhanced) Color Description: This is a color animated musical interlude used in between drive-in movie ads during intermission. Sort of rare because most of these films had built in advertisement. A simple animated musical piece apparently used for entertainment, possibly at the end of the evening. It's essentially 3 evening scenic shots, with three snowflakes in between and ends with a... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: color, drive-in, movie, ad, advertisement, animation, intermission, snowflakes, scenic, night, sky,...
Commentary by Duke EllingtonTraces lesser streams of American music such as the hoedown, square dance, and hillbilly song. Tex Ritter at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry discusses country music. A close relation, folk music, is discussed and performed by Peter, Paul, and Mary SummaryTraces the development of popular music or jazz in American history and life. Presents pictures and reproduced music that show the African and European roots in New Orleans jazz and gospel./ia metadata... Topics: 16mm Film, Series: American music, from folk to jazz and pop., Educational Film, Popular music,... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation